The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 48 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.65% 0.77% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.80% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.25 -
% change year-on-year
-61.78% -
Linux Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
430 500 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.68% 96.71% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 302 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +170.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.62 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £400 - 1
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
4 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) RHCE
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) HPUX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Ergonomics
4 2 (40.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Korn
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Ergonomics
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) RHCE
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware